This is news cast 180, an episode of The Command Line Podcast.
In the intro, yet another reminder to get your submissions in for the upcoming anniversary show and to qualify for one of two amazing prizes: a personalized copy of J.C. Hutchins' and Jordan Weisman's new book, "Personal Effects: Dark Art" or a signed homemade, limited edition galley of Cory Doctorow's forthcoming novel, "Makers". Submissions are due by this Wednesday, the 17th but I may extend the deadline to Friday if folks need more time.
In this week's news the Pirate Party in Sweden wins an EU Parliament seat standing by their commitment after failing two years ago, China mandates filtering software on new PCs, a service to help standards tags for categorizing content, and a new low power, cheap to produce memristor further the state of this six month old breakthrough.
Following up this week French three strikes law is gutted and Obama administration commits to ACTA.